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FOX
Mar 14, 2011 5:00pm PDT
a bank of america branch. that is all the information we have right now. it is a main thorough fair. we are working to get more information. as soon as we do we will bring it to you. once again, a gunman inside a bank of america branch. more details coming up as we get them. >>> we have yet to learn the full effect of the tsunami surge that devastated fishing facilities. ktvu's jim vargas live. >> reporter: it looks like crab season will end a month early. >> reporter: a lot of fishing boats weathered the tsunami out at sea but the ducks they call home are destroyed. the next closest facilities are in eureka. >> it's got to be a eight hour run, i believe. eight hours extra fuel both ways. >> reporter: he says be ready to pay more for crab. >> the price will go up. it will have an effect on everything. >> reporter: many fisherman with r getting ready for salmon season. fisherman are still uncertain how many fish there are to catch. a lot of north coast fisherman may end up in the san francisco area. >> i don't see any good in the future with the current situation but we are hoping and pr
FOX
Mar 21, 2011 5:00pm PDT
of goods to south america, primarily computer and electronic products. >> there's a lot of growth going on in brazil and throughout latin america. for every billion dollars that we export to a region like latin america, we create 5,000 jobs at home. the issue of latin america trade has congress in a standoff. republicans want to pass trade deals. american demand for small fuel- efficient japanese cars hoose shot up since the tsunami. the run on those cars started when japanese automakers shut down their plants because of all of the damage from the earthquake and tsunami in japan. >>> a fremont semi-conductor company is moving to albany, new york. group 4 labs is taking 50 high- tech jobs with it. the company also recently announced plans to manufacture and test plant in syracuse. >>> the scientific breakthrough that's happening at a lab here in the bay area. that's tonight's special report. >>> plus -- >> students get less time in curriculum and you will see how it snowballs. >> why a bay area lawmaker says the federal government may not be there to bail out those people. >>> a new stud
FOX
Mar 28, 2011 5:00pm PDT
congresswoman gathered with abortion right supporters in san francisco today. the pro choice america group held their power of choice luncheon. they vowed to fight and speak up for a woman's right to chose. she said she received thousands of phone calls from people thanking her for telling her story. >>> road work on 880 backed up traffic today. crews started the repairs around 8:30 and finished two hours later. another crew was working on a road that doesn't exist today. coming up today, tom vacar as a look inside the hole that will surround that new road and tell us about the dangers facing the workers. >>> on to weather now. finally, what a great day here. especially given what we have had this month. 22 days of rain? >> yeah. right. out of the last 20 some days, 80% -- rain. we got a break today and this week. the thing you will notice, tree pollen. you may have noticed them today. we go outside to our radar, and you can see there are clouds and we are still -- have weather systems up north. they will stay up there for a couple days. one of these will drop down and give us increased clouds
FOX
Mar 30, 2011 5:00pm PDT
the safety of nuclear power plants here in america. one senator asked the head of the nuclear regulatory commission if any u.s. plants are as of the same design as the crippled plants this japan. >> all the reactors we have of a similar type have undergone modifications and improvements to deal with the kinds of situations we're seeing in japan. >> because of the disaster in japan, the owners of the nuclear power plant outside of san diego are proposing a new earthquake safety study of that plant. the review had actually been in the works months before the disaster in japan. the public ewe tills commission must first approve the proposal since it would be funded through the rates customers paid. it's expected to cost an estimated $21 million. >>> we have developing news. a judge dismissed a drug sales case after watching a surveillance video. the officers entered without a warrant and asked the defendant a medical marijuana patient where his money was. this is the latest case in a scandal involving videos showing what defense attorneys say is illegal searches and arrest by san francisco
FOX
Feb 28, 2011 5:00pm PST
around the world cover the 2014 america's cup. reporting live from treasure island, tom vacar, channel 2 news. >>> we have more video of the construction and progress taken this morning by our news chapper 2. you can view it by going to ktvu.com and clicking on the bay bridge tab. >>> the field of candidates for san francisco mayor officially got longer, but today's announcement by board of supervisor's president came as no real surprise. >> i think that i have a record of actually building bridges here at city hall and actually doing the tough work on the challenges that we have. >> we checked with the registrar's office this afternoon and he joins 30 other candidates, several are familiar faces in san francisco politics, including former supervisors, may micala hall. the election won't be until november. >>> the san bruno gas line explosion will be a major topic this week. the national transportation safety board opens three days of hearings tomorrow on last september's pipeline blast that killed 8 people and destroyed 38 homes. ten pg&e employees are expected to testify during the h
FOX
Mar 1, 2011 5:00pm PST
, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> bank of america today said it is having some problems with its online banking. a spokesperson says the issues are part of a cyber attack that stems from an upgrade made over the weekend. there's no word when the problem started and the bank offered no time line for when they might be fixed. with 29 million active users, bank of america runs the largest online banking site in the country. >>> a just released study suggests women are now at least as educated as men but still lag behind men's earnings. even though younger women are now more likely than younger men to have a college degree. >>> after receiving request for financial help for the 2011 engine tour of california, the silican valley leadership group says it's raised more money than expected. the leadership group says that chuck reed asked for $100,000 to support the city's stage of the race. they were able to raise that much and more and they say it was easy. >> i sent out an e-mail, not to 400 members, to about 50. 32 yes responses. the request from the mayor was to raise 100,000, we raised 150. >> re
FOX
Mar 3, 2011 5:00pm PST
are telling us, so far so good. >>> also could the america's cup bring some unwanted visitors, the risks of holding the race in the bay. >>> and coverage on the protest at uc berkeley. where several students have chained themselves to the edge of a ledge. tonight on ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00. completing an atm deposit in record time... that's a step forward. go! go! with deposit friendly atms, you can make ultra fast, secure deposits with no slips or envelopes. take a step forward and chase what matters. >>> we're monitoring breaking news at uc berkeley. protesters are still on a ledge. our john sasaki is there, we will check back in with him in just about five minutes coming up at 50:00. >>> president obama authorized u.s. air lifts. he again called on libyan leader gadhafi to step down. mr.obama said mr. gadhafi has lost his legitimacy and called the ongoing violence in libya quote appalling. the president's statements came during a meeting with mexican president calderon. >> mexico played a leading role at the united nations in suspending libya from the union rights council. >> repo
FOX
Mar 9, 2011 5:00pm PST
is that customers are leaving the machines with their cards in the slot. bank of america, home to three atms and hundreds of customers. >> bank of america, i can use the touch screen. >> reporter: it's the key pad getting customers in trouble. police captain richard. >> we have a suspect that will glue the keys. >> reporter: with the glue the suspect lingers and waits. >> a victim enters the card, a pin number and hit enter. the key sticks. >> frustrated, the customers left the atm, went inside the branch, but by the time they came out, it was too late. with 22 victims in the city within 9 weeks, he sent out a tweet. warning residents about the crime. >> criminals are innovative. >> economy is rough. they are doing different stuff. >> reporter: they arrested william boyle in connection with the crime but more suspects could be out there. >> if your card doesn't come out of the machine, don't walk away, use the telephone, call us, call the bank. >> reporter: police did not say what led them to boyle. but he faces charges. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police say playing the lottery was unlucky for
FOX
Mar 10, 2011 5:00pm PST
will be a surrender and an advocation which i believe is the main priority of this committee to protect america from a terrorist attack. >> reporter: new york congressman peter king led a hearing about the threat. he called a father to testify about how his son converted to islam and was lured to a terrorist training camp in yemen. >> we're losing our children, this country must stand up and do something about the threat. >> reporter: throughout the hearing, critics said it was fueling islam phobia. >> this hearing today is playing into al-qaida right now around the world. >> reporter: the first muslim elected to congress sobbed as he testified about american muslim first responder killed in the attack on 9/11. >> some people spread false rumors that he was with the attackers because he was a muslim. but i'm amazed -- >> reporter: after the hearing congressman king said it was worthwhile. that it broke down political correctness. reporting from washington, d.c., allyson burns. >>> and today jackie spears noted there was no testimony from the federal law enforcement officials and just one muslim advo
FOX
Mar 29, 2011 5:00pm PDT
. and the mainstay of municipal policing today and in america. in all of those you have officers who are unhappy. >> reporter: the system is being upgraded to today's standards. mariame whitfield has lived in oakland and says she has noticed an improvement. >> we used to have a lot of robberies in the area. the neighborhood was not safe anymore. but they are getting more and more secure. >> reporter: now as to the riff between him and major gene quan he says the media -- jean quan, he says the media is making more than what it is. >>> u.s. officials hope congress today that in light of the catastrophe in japan they are keeping a very close eye on america's nuclear facilities. >> review of this information combined with our ongoing inspection and licensing over sight, allow us to say with confidence that the u.s. plants continue to operate safely. >>> nuclear officials told the senate economy they are review u.s. plan particularly the ability to protect against natural disaster and power outages. as for japan, one expert predicted recovery will be slow. >> long term cooling of the reactors and p
FOX
Mar 18, 2011 5:00pm PDT
gadhafi saying america will not stand idly by and watch the brutal crack down on libyan rebels. the situation in libya is changing rapidly. president obama says he does not trust moammar gadhafi. >> he threatened and i quote, we will have no mercy and no pity. we have every reason to believe that gadhafi would commit atrocities against him people. >> reporter: saying the terms are -t not negotiable. president obama demanded that libya stop its troops. reestablish water and power and allow aid to reach his people. if not. the u.s. and allies are ready to use force. the president vowed america will not be fighting another ground war. >> the united states is not going to deploy ground troops into libya. and we are not going to use force to go beyond a well defined goal. specifically the protection of civilians in libya. >> great britain has begun deploying fighter jets to libya. tomorrow secretary of state hillary clinton will meet with u.s. allies in paris to discuss the next steps in this crisis. >>> libyan military forces say they will release four new york times journalists w
FOX
Mar 4, 2011 5:00pm PST
voters. a plan that is not yet sealed. san francisco at the bank of america building to seek what he surely knew he already had. that was the endorsement of the bay area council. the significance of that endorsement is his plans supporting not only cuts but his plan also supporting tax extensions on a june special election ballot. brown also indicate had the he is getting close to enough republican support to put those tax extensions on the ballot. the deadline is next thursday. and brown says failure to approve the tax question will lead to staggering cuts. >> i didn't come here to try to put sugar and syrup on the problem. i'm telling you the way it is and the way it is, it's either 12.5 billion in cuts or 25 billion. that's the way, i am not trying to make it as painless as possible. >> reporter: governor brown was in san francisco today, the work on his budget continues in sacramento. we'll talk about that at 6:00. the budget plan he has is closer to a vote next week. but it is getting very close to that important deadline if he wants those tax exemptions on a ballot. >>> and the
FOX
Mar 8, 2011 5:00pm PST
from bank of america. the financial sector outperformed the rest of the market. the dow gained 135 points closing at 12,214. the nasdaq was up a little more than 20 points closing at 2,765. >>> the census count is in and we've been going over the numbers. tonight, the two bay area counties and the two ethnic groups that grew the most. >>> and temperatures warmed up about 7 degrees today, further warming. i'll tell you which cities will be the warmest for your wednesday. >>> tonight we're learning the results of most resent census report including the ethnic groups and the counties that grew the most. paul chambers has been pouring over the numbers and he has this report. >> 70 years ago we had a population of about 100,000. we're now 1 million people in contra costa county. >>> the numbers for the 2010 census is out and it shows the population has grown. san francisco the fourth largest city has an increase of 3.7%. a growth in population can mean several things, where the county will spend its money on transportation and how it will draw lines for its government. >> there will lik
FOX
Mar 11, 2011 5:00pm PST
. heading toward south america where those waves are now just arriving. for us the wave we got a little bit of an offshoot here and came over the pacific. an extraordinary day. let's show you some pictures from today. because in my time doing this on television and doing a part of newsrooms. i've never seen anything like this. it's a rare sight to see a tsunami caught on video tape. you don't see it that often, especially in santa cruz harbor. for a time today we were seeing storm surges or tsunami surging going up the harbor. it went on, it wasn't one wave it was numerous waves as we went through the afternoon hours. we even had claudine wong out in the golden gate bridge in san francisco. with the water tide going out you were watching water swept in. really a spectacular day in bay area coast history. >>> the tsunami has taken a human toll here in the west coast. the coast guard is looking for a man who was swept out to sea while taking photos of the waves near the mouth of the river. and in southern oregon, four people were rescued after they were swept off a beach in north brookings. a
FOX
Mar 17, 2011 5:00pm PDT
concerns about the safety of americas own nuclear power plants. the president said he is committed to keeping nuclear power a safe source of energy for the united states. >> nuclear power plants have undergone exhaustive studies and have declared safe for any number of extreme contingencies. but when we see the tragedy like in japan, we have a duty to learn from these circumstances. >>> americans have donated far less money at least so far to help the victims of the earthquake and sue tsunami and japan. that compared with $296 million in donations during the first seven days following the earthquake in haiti last year. and nearly 250 million in the first week to the victims of the indian ocean tsunami back in 2004. experts says the probably because japan is viewed as being a wealthy country. >>> we continue our coverage and crisis of japan. we are constantly updating it with the situation in japan. that includes the latest stories and the latest video. >>> there's a mystery about what's going on at the caldecut tunnel. we quickly may have figured it out. that story coming up. >>>
FOX
Mar 27, 2011 5:00pm PDT
on a cold san francisco morning to see one of america's hottest performers. >> it's just a? getting to see britney on her come back and taking over again. >> reporter: they crowded into the bill graham auditorium for a free britney spears concert. >> it's britney spears, she's like the girl justin bieber, but she's better. >> reporter: fans erupted when. the former mouseketeer took the stage. best of all, it was free, but fans had to get the tickets on- line, and those who failed had to buy them from others. >> $500. >> reporter: for the five tickets. >> yeah. >> reporter: they to were supposed to be free, though. >> i know. i tried. i had five computers going, and my family member, and we still couldn't get the tickets. >> reporter: this was put on by a morning though, so was abbreviated and interrupted by what amounted to commercial breaks. >> it was, like, three songs. the intermissions were held along. >> three songs was good enough. it was free, so we cannot expect much. >> reporter: still, most people went home happy. >> it was great she performed three songs, and we're happy w
FOX
Mar 2, 2011 5:00pm PST
u.s. soldiers because america is a nation of sinners. >>> you want to blabber about our motive being unkind, we are drying to warn you to flee the wrath of god. flee eternal destruction. >> chief justice roberts says in the majority opinion if the constitution protects "even hurtful speech on public issues to ensure that we do not stifle public debate" coming up at six why that group is threatening to protest a local high school and how a counter protest is already in the works. >>> san jose police accused two women of embezzling $50,000 at trace elementary school. they had a fire last year. this morning officers arrested 48-year-old administrative clerk annie zingel, she bought $28,000 worth of gifts and vacations and personal items. they are still looking for former pto president vanessa raise. she lives in los angeles county. she imbezeled $25,000. >>> it started about an hour ago, the national park service is holding the first of four public houses to discuss a leash proposal for the golden gate national area. there is a reducement of san mateo counties. they include ocean beach
FOX
Mar 6, 2011 5:00pm PST
you know see we told you, america is at war with islam. that's a main recruiting argument. i think we need to be careful about how we use the government in investigative hearings. >> reporter: while he agrees the committee should investigate radical islam he doesn't agree on singling out a particular community but king argues the hearing will speak for itself. >> more heavy rain headed to the midwest and it couldn't come at a worse time as parts of that area are already under water. >> we have had rain in the bay area much of the day. is more on the way? mark will have the forecast. . >>> in parts of the midwest more heavy rain and flooding on the way. the forecast especially devastating to people in central and northwest ohio. that's where rivers threatening to overflow their banks for the second time in a week investment the situation in the town of valley view. >> reporter: big thaw caused the river to overflow and flood the village. this family has owned a home here 50 years. this flood caused their foundation to rebuckle and it has to be replaced. >> going to keep fixingt. the
FOX
Mar 22, 2011 5:00pm PDT
continue in the skies of tripoli. in moscow, america's secretary of defense called those claims outright lies. >> the vast majority if not nearly all civilian casualties have been infected by gadhafi. most of our targets virtually all of our targets are isolated, nonpopulated areas. >> the allies suffered their first big loss today when a fighter jet crashed in libya. the two crew members were ejected safely and were rescued by a team of american militants and taken to safety. the f15 that crashed had a $28 million price tag and the allies -- $15 million each. today at a news conference in el salvador says he will cut his latin american trip short by a few hours and head home tomorrow. -- >>> late today gadhafi spoke on libyan state television, mocking the allied attacks. gadhafi spoke from his compound in tripoli telling a crowd of supporters saying libyans are laughing at these rockets. he also called the coalition a group of fascists. >>> we are at travis air force base, the destination as you will see for some very tired passengers fleeing japan. >>> and we've got rain to talk about.
FOX
Mar 23, 2011 5:00pm PDT
barbara boxer today said the president did not overstep his authority, however. >> this isn't america versus libya, this is the world. this is an extraordinary's chievement by our president and secretary of state -- extraordinary achievement. my view he is did the right thing. >> the senate passed a resolution three weeks ago urging them to take action. >>> right now in san francisco a demonstration is getting underway to protest u.s. military involvement in libya. these are live pictures here of the protestors gathering outside the federal building at 7th and mission streets. the protestors are calling for an end to the bombing in libya. organizers say they are opposed to, quote, a third u.s. war in a muslim country. a similar protest is taking place in new york city. others are set for tomorrow in l.a., chicago, and baltimore. >>> same-sex marriages will not be allowed to take place while the legal fight over prop 8 continues. today the 9th circuit court of appeals refused to allow those marriages while it considers the constitutionality of the ban. they urged the appeals court to l
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